Benefits Of Having Everything Under One Roof With A Family Dental Practice Is there anything more frustrating than driving all over town to your dentist, your child’s dentist, and your older child’s orthodontist, only to find out you need a root canal and have to drive 45 minutes away to the referred endodontist? Wouldn’t it […]
What is oral myiasis? Short version mouth maggots. Primarily a disease of tropical areas and infects the homeless and/or mentally challenged. I plan to add more images and videos as I come across them.
What is the Relative Dentin Abrasivity RDA of your toothpaste? Toothpaste RDA or relative dentin abrasivity is important because it determines how quickly your teeth will be abraded away. This is at least partially and in some cases fully responsible for occlusal wear and pitting and also gumline NCCLs. RDA toothpaste values RDA values are […]
“I Love Yellow Teeth!” – said no one EVER DO YOU HAVE A graduation, reunion, vacation, or wedding coming up? These occasions mean LOTS of photographs. Are you ready? Whether you’re in the wedding party, a parent to the bride or groom, or just prepping yourself to see old friends, you want to look your […]
Background info on bad breath Around 25% of the population suffers from chronic halitosis and the percentage is higher in older individuals than younger ones. Halitosis, or bad breath, most often starts in the mouth (85%). Gingivitis and periodontitis are the main causes of the problem.25 Poor oral hygiene allows food particles to collect […]
We are now accepting appointments on Opencare! As a Patient’s Choice Award winning office, we are proud to offer convenient dental and orthodontic appointments forthe whole family! Bauer Dentistry and Orthodontics has been recognized as one of the top Wheaton Dentistry practices.
How To Find A Dentist In Wheaton To Fit Your Family From dental cleanings to orthodontics to brightening your smile, there are dozens of reasons to make an appointment with a dentist in Wheaton. With dozens of choices, knowing which dentist in Wheaton will be right for you and your family is difficult. Here are […]
Filling fell out of tooth? Filling fell out of tooth and need some answers? Don’t worry, this is likely not an emergency! Even though the hole may feel huge, a dentist can almost always repair it. The most common cause of a filling falling out is decay. We dental professionals miss these areas of decay […]
Xylitol sweetener – What is it? Xylitol is a natural alcohol found in almost all plants, but in very low doses. Commercially it is made by concentrating these small amounts found in birchwood. It is used in candy, gum, toothpaste, and mouth-rinses. The primary reason is that it appears to aid in decay prevention (although […]
Impacted canine tooth There are a few major types of cases that are experienced when a tooth is not erupting. The impacted canine tooth surgery steps are different based on the severity of bone and tissue coverage. Tooth is almost erupted and just covered by tissue. As long as these cases have plenty of keratinized […]
Dentists hunting cavities, not lions There has been a lot of social media with regards to the taking of Cecil the lion. The news coverage has focused pretty heavily on the fact Cecil was killed by a dentist. Despite the loss, this is probably the best opportunity African wildlife has had to gather funds to […]
How to prevent child cavities! Wheaton Pediatric Dentist & Orthodontist – Recommendations for a “NO CAVITIES” kid! Want to know how to prevent child cavities? Read on! As a mom of 3 young children & an orthodontist, I often witness frustration from parents when their children as young as 2 has cavities. They often say, […]
Porcelain fused to metal dental crowns replaced with emax porcelain crowns Case of the week Harry had old PFM crowns placed as a young man after a skiing accident broke both teeth. At the time this was the best result that was possible. Harry was interested in upgrading his smile and closing the gap between […]